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News: KARUN 4 POWER GENERATION EXCEEDS 2200 GWH

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KARUN 4 POWER GENERATION EXCEEDS 2200 GWH 

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The power generation of Karun 4 dam and hydro power plant reached 2234 GWH on October 15th,2012. Rezazadeh , CEO of IWPCO announcing the news added that Karun 4 plant whose first unit joined country's power network in December 2010 , followed by other three units by the end of August 2011 generated 1258 GWH of clean energy in previous Iranian year.
During half of current year Karun 4 plant produced 636303 MWH, and at the present time the volume of water storage in the reservoir reaches 1600 mcm, he noted.
Karun 4 double-arch concrete dam is 230 m high and is Iran's highest dam. The dam was constructed to regulate an amount of 3700 mcm of Karun River flow and generate 2107 GWH of energy per year.
Karun 4 was impounded on March, 25th 2010 in the presence of President Ahmadinejad.
Controlling the devastating floods and joining the series of dams built on Karun River were the other objectives that this large national project was pursuing. 
Karun 4 was built on Karun River and is located in Chahar-mahal Province in Iran. The dam is 180 km far away Shahrekord city.   

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Created at 10/24/2012 11:46 AM  by mohammad-alireza 
Last modified at 10/24/2012 11:47 AM  by mohammad-alireza 
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